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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Compensation for spinal injuries in a factory


    Spinal injuries are among the most serious injuries a person could suffer. Some people who suffer injuries of this nature end up losing the ability to walk. Even if they can still walk they may have other health problems that result from the spinal injuries they suffered. When you are at work you have a right to be sure you are working in safe surroundings so nothing like this has a chance to happen.

    If you have suffered spinal injuries in a factory you may currently be adjusting to the outcome of those injuries. Perhaps you were lucky and you will get back to normal in time. However even in this case you may miss a lot of work and you may have financial worries in the meantime. Clearly if someone was negligent in causing your accident to happen, your spinal injuries in a factory may result in a chance to claim compensation.

    Different types of spinal injuries

    Some people can receive spinal injuries and recover fully after treatment. Others are not as lucky and end up with some degree of paralysis. Even those who are able to walk may not have 100% feeling in every part of their body as they did before.

    These accidents can potentially happen in a variety of ways. For example someone might be injured if they fell from a height. There should be measures in place to ensure this doesn’t happen but there are rare cases where the employer doesn’t do everything they should. In other cases someone might be hit by a vehicle or a load that swings out of control. Such accidents should be easy to foresee because a risk assessment should be done ahead of time to make sure measures are taken against such things happening.

    Keeping factories safe

    Fortunately most factories are operated under safe and efficient circumstances. Every health and safety rule and law is followed to the letter in order to make sure employees are as safe as they can be. With the opportunity to make sure there are only minimal chances of people having accidents of any kind, most of the workforce in a factory will be just fine for the duration of their career.

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    Date Published: July 12, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

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